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The national association of disabled people's organisations

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Changes 2015

2015 – date to be confirmed

Independent Living Fund

The Independent Living Fund – which provides money to help people with disabilities live an independent life in the community – is to close in 2015. .

Funding will be incorporated into local social care arrangements – through local councils in England and the devolved governments in Scotland in Wales. People who already have ILF care packages will have transfer to new local arrangements.

See the Independent Living Fund website for more information

October 2015

Personal Independence Payment

Change: Claimants of working age receiving Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be invited to claim Personal Independence Payment instead.

See the Turn2us Personal Independence Payment